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Best Restaurants With The Best Deals

Updated on September 19, 2012

Many of us either don’t have the luxury of making our own meals at home (because of work and time) or just like to go out to eat for a change instead of eating in.

Sometimes it’s hard to decide where to go for lunch or for dinner (and you don’t want to spend too much money on less food or less quality).

In today's world of "constantly-on-the-go" there are alot of places out there to eat. There is no shortage of places out there (whether it is a fast food joint or a sit down restaurant) where you can grab a bite to eat at, but there are not as many places that you can get the best bang for your buck.

The following is a list of a few of the major restaurant chains that have great daily or weekly specials and deals on Lunches, dinners, drinks and other meal specials that will get you be the some great food for the best prices.

Black Angus Steakhouse
Black Angus Steakhouse | Source

Black Agnus Steakhouse

Black Angus Steakhouse is a family-style restaurant (with a western / cowboy theme) that offers hearty American steak-and-potato type of food. They serve steaks, ribs, chicken, seafood, pies, cakes and other meals (in their grand menu of delicious meals). From the Filet Mignon to the Chocolate Chip Cowboy Cookie, Black Angus is a wonderful place to take the family for dinner at a good price.

They offer special deals such as the:

-Monday through Friday Black Angus Happy Hour (4 p.m.—7 p.m.) $3.50, $4.00 and $5.50 beer/ cocktail / wine and full-sized appetizers specials.

-Every Tuesday: ½ price on a bottle of wine with purchase of two entrees

-Every Wednesday: half pound prime rib steak and mud pie for $16.99

They also offer a Prime Club membership that gives members a free dessert and a free steak dinner (with purchase of 2nd entrée of equal value) on their birthday; along with an email newsletter of meal specials and deals.

Red Lobster
Red Lobster | Source

Red Lobster

Red Lobster is a family-style restaurant offering a seafood menu filled with both red meat and seafood and also offer a wide range of side dishes and drink options.

You can order from the “Chef’s Kitchen” menu or from the standard menu, which always offers daily specials such as Endless Shrimp for $14.99, and they have a kids menu.

They also offer a “Lighthouse” menu for healthier meal choices. Although not very "price friendly" as other specials, this menu give the customer the calories and nutritional facts about such dishes as the Rock Lobster and the Rainbow Trout served with sides options like Broccoli and Asparagus. This "Lighthouse" menu give the customer the healthy options for specialty foods with healthier additions without feeling guilty (which is a special of sorts in it's own way).

Olive Garden
Olive Garden | Source

Olive Garden

Olive Garden is a family style Italian Restaurant which offers a constantly well-priced lunch and dinner menu. There is always a money-saving special or a meal deal at the Olive Garden.

Lunches and Dinners always are decently priced and Olive Garden offers descent sized portions or an endless (or bottomless) meal choices. They pride themselves on great lunchtime specials on a regular basis.

-There is the famous Lunch special: Endless Salad Breadstick and Soup for $6.95 (available daily until 4 p.m.)

-Also there is the Unlimited Unbeatable Lunch $6.95

-And great dinner specials such as: Never Ending Pasta Bowl: for $9.95

Buca Di Beppo Italian Restaurant
Buca Di Beppo Italian Restaurant | Source

Buca Di Beppo

Buca Di Beppo Italian Restaurant is an old-world Italian family-style eatery with huge portions for a large family group. Even the small portions are large: a serving size for one is large enough to share with someone else and the price are quite decent. (For example; $19.99 for a Small Baked Rigatoni will easily feed two people and $29.99 for a Large can feed at least three to four people. That’s roughly $10.00 per person for an entree).

The lively Italian restaurant (adorned with brick walls covered in wonderful classic pictures) does have some seasonal / occasional specials as well:

-There is a “This Week Only” special of Buy-On-Get-One-Free coupons (online at their website).

-There is also the Fall Steak and Salad specials: from a selection of Steak Pizzaiola, Italian Wedge Salad, and Steak Milanese.

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers | Source

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is a family-style American hamburger restaurant with a sports bar atmosphere. The bar have a large selection of drinks and the restaurant offers a wide range of meals, but are they are mostly a Classic American Hamburger Joint that offers a large selection of great (and rather large) hamburgers and even a "build you own burger" option.

-The regular Red Robin special is the Red’s Tavern Double with Bottomless Steak Fries ($6.99 every day).

P.F. Chang's China Bistro
P.F. Chang's China Bistro | Source

P.F. Chang's China Bistro

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro is a modern Chinese food restaurant. It offers a large range of classic and Americanized Asian dishes and great service in a Modern Chinese restaurant adorned with Stone terra cotta warriors and horses. A wonderful place to both eat at and to look at.

-They have a weekly specials that include 20 Lunch Combos under $10.00 (Monday – Saturday; include choice of egg drop soup, hot and sour soup or mixed greens salad.)

There is also a Warrior Reward membership; which is free that will gain the member rewards in food for dining at P.F. Chiang’s restaurants.


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